1. Arrays in EV3

    Arrays in EV3

    Damien Kee has written a post on his website demonstrating how to use arrays in EV3 to create a memory game. An array is a way of storing a list of values (either numeric or logic in the case of the EV3) in a single data structure. See...

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  2. EV3 tutorials: By students, for students

    EV3 tutorials: By students, for students

    Check out this awesome collection of tutorials that Sarah Lichtenberger’s fifth graders have produced. Topics include… MyBlocks Multi-tasking Follow an object Displaying the speed Displaying distance Using the Gyro Sensor For example, here’s one showing how to display the distance on the US sensor using the Display block…

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  3. Dexter Industries and EV3

    Dexter Industries and EV3

    Dexter Industries, a 3rd party hardware developer for the LEGO MINDSTORMS system, have recently released software blocks for some of their sensors in EV3. The following sensors are currently supported, and more are on the way: dIMU dLight dGPS dSolar Breadboard Adapter  

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  4. Educational robots for absolute beginners

    Educational robots for absolute beginners

    The Rowan University Laboratory for Educational Robotics is offering a free online course called “Educational Robots for Absolute Beginners”. The course is funded by Google CS4HS and covers NXT robotics programming. It was specifically designed for K-12 teachers, but is free and open to anyone who is interested in...

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  5. Getting started in robotics

    Getting started in robotics

    A recent post from Claude Baumann starts… I am profoundly convinced that if we are able to preserve the natural curiosity of early childhood in growing up individuals, without fail they will develop a durable attraction to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Although this simple recipe seems...

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  6. No Starch Press discount

    No Starch Press discount

    No Starch Press has offered a discount to LEGOengineering.com readers for all their LEGO books. Use the coupon code ENGINEER to get 30% off! This offer includes all print and ebook purchases. Print purchases include DRM-free ebook. Here’s a link to No Starch’s LEGO catalog: http://nostarch.com/catalog/lego

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  7. Dr E’s WeDo Challenges

    Dr E’s WeDo Challenges

    Dr. E’s WeDo Challenges gives you a chance to build a WeDo creation and share it with other WeDoers around the world. Each month, there will be a new WeDo challenge to try. Go wild! There’s no such thing as over(We)Doing it. For the first challenge, WeDo World Cup!,...

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